Public hearing on teacher compensation

MICHIGAN CITY – The Michigan City Area Schools Board of Trustees and MCEA Teachers Union will conduct a public hearing on teacher compensation and collective bargaining at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the MCAS Administration Building at 408 S. Carroll Ave. Such a hearing is now required by state law to get public input before the beginning of negotiations on a new teachers contract.

 

MCAS Board to meet Tuesday

MICHIAGN CITY – The Michigan City Area Schools Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the MCAS Administration Building at 408 S. Carroll Ave. The agenda will include a report on the VIrtual Academy and a presentation on Standard Response Protocol.

 

Community meeting for KH residents

KINGSFORD HEIGHTS – Kingsford Heights residents are being urged to attend a town meeting on Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Community Building. Purdue Extension LaPorte County and Unity Foundation are sponsoring a series of community conversations to take a strategic look at the community and map a direction toward a prosperous future. Local students are also invited to the meeting, at which food will be served.

Last fall, residents attended a series of health and wellness classes provided by Purdue Extension, and afterwards, requested more time to talk about other ideas for the town, including classes, community gardens, youth programs and more. The Sept. 4 meeting will explore what citizens value in their community, its assets and challenges, and prioritize projects. Future meetings will be held Sept. 11 and 18. For more information and to register, call 219-324-9407 or email kulman@purdue.edu.

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